The Northwest College men’s basketball team picked up a pair of wins to enter the holiday break, sweeping Western Nebraska (91-83) and Aaniiih Nokoda (95-29) in the Trapper Tournament. The weekend event wrapped up the 2012 portion of the Trapper’s schedule.
The third-ranked Powell Panthers topped Montana No. 1 Billings Skyview 33-28 to capture first place in the Battle of the Big Horns in Worland on Saturday. Powell won all seven of its matches in the all-dual tournament format, running the team’s mark to 9-0 this season in head-to-head competition.
The third-ranked Powell High School wrestling team won its first seven matches by fall on the way to a 65-13 rout of Laurel, Mont., on Tuesday night. The Panthers had nine pins in all and added a technical fall while improving to 2-0 in duals this season.
The Powell Panther wrestling team remains ranked third in Class 3A despite a hot start to the season. The Panthers’ fate was announced in the lastest batch of wrestling rankings posted at WyoWrestling.com.
The Northwest College Trapper men’s and women’s basketball teams scored a road sweep at Dawson Community College on Tuesday night. The Trapper women were 80-71 winners while the Trapper men came out 70-55 victors to capture their first Region IX game of the season.
The Powell High School wrestling team placed six wrestlers in the top eight in Rapid City, S.D., over the weekend, including a runner-up finish by junior Zach Thompson. As a team, the Panthers placed ninth overall in the crowded 35-school field.
The Northwest College wrestling team used its superiority at the lighter weights to capture a 28-19 dual victory over Western Wyoming and remain unbeaten this season. The Trappers won five of the nine matches wrestled on Tuesday night and also picked up a forfeit win at 184 pounds.
The Northwest College Trapper men’s basketball team picked up a trio of victories last weekend, defeating the Montana Western JV squad and scoring back-to-back wins over the Northwest All-Stars. The wins stretched the Trappers’ record to 9-3, but left head coach Brian Erickson concerned.
The Powell Panthers placed 17 wrestlers in the top six of their weight classes over the weekend to successfully defend the team title in the Powell Roundtable invitational wrestling tournament. Junior Zach Thompson (195) and freshman Chance Karst (113) each finished as tournament champions with their weight divisions.